Sweden’s COVID-19 Management: Avoiding Lockdown

sweden's covid-19 management: avoiding lockdown

Sweden stands out from all other affected countries in Europe. Not only have they kept open schools, but most businesses are still open, the population still at work, and even restaurants and bars are still doing a trade at night. Sweden has as a result of this predictably seen a higher number of infections, than […]

Germany’s COVID-19 Measures Result In Low Number Of Cases And Deaths

germany's covid-19 measures result in low number of cases and deaths

With countries all over the world struggling to come to terms with the impact of COVID-19, Germany has managed to not only limit the total number of cases but also register a lower total and relative death rate. For this reason Germany has attracted a lot of attention and praise for their handling of the […]

COVID-19 in Ireland: Limiting The Spread Of Coronavirus

The Republic of Ireland’s response to the coronavirus is notable because it appears Ireland has managed to limit the spread of COVID-19, and the number of deaths, much more effectively than its closest neighbour, the UK. Making direct comparisons between nations’ responses is complicated by a myriad of external factors: climate, population density, median population […]

Do Lockdowns Affect The Spread Of Coronavirus?

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Many areas of our lives have been greatly affected by this worldwide pandemic. The changes being made affect the safety of our health, our daily social habits, and our occupations. The issue to stay home is supposed to be for the good of the community’s overall health.  In observing how the follow-through of the decree […]

COVID-19 in Korea: Strategies To Manage Coronavirus

covid-19 in korea: strategies to manage coronavirus

After Wuhan, in late February 2020 Korea became the second international Covid-19 epicentre. Despite a sudden and significant spike in infections initially, the country soon turned the tide, and is now winning the fight against coronavirus. Korea’s advantage over many other countries is their recent experience of the 2015 MERS outbreak, which infected 185 Koreans, […]

Coronavirus Management In Italy

covid19 in Italy

COVID-19 has taken the world by storm. Spreading beneath the surface, infecting thousands before it was even detected. COVID-19 is a novel virus, meaning that it is a new strain that has never infected humans. The first patient lived in Wuhan China, it was passed from bat to human. The difficult thing about this virus […]

Don’t Rely On Protective Gear, Strengthen Your Immune System!

strengthening immune system thru exercise

The world is stocking up on face masks and protective gear, but the only real way to protect yourself from a deadly virus is by boosting your immunity.  Experts have argued over the effectiveness of surgical face masks, some claim that they don’t help, while others say that wearing face masks can decrease the transfer […]

Coronavirus: Thailand’s Preventative Measures

coronavirus in Thailand

The first coronavirus infection in Thailand was reported on 13 January 2020. Thailand was the first (but definitely not the last) country outside of China to report a coronavirus infection.  As of April 22, 2020, Thailand has reported 2,826 cases of coronavirus, 49 deaths, and 2,352 recoveries. The numbers are high, but Thailand’s efforts have […]

Why You Should Wear A Face Mask

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COVID-19 continues to spread across the country and experts say the best way to help stop the pandemic is social distancing.  Social distancing is the main solution, but experts still believe that taking additional precautions like wearing face masks can help stop the spread of the virus.  Initially, major health agencies like the Centers for […]